Cooperative societies for fishermen is practiced in both countries.
Marine fishing done in both countries; similar species e.g. sardines, tuna, etc.
In Kenya both marine and inland fishing is done while in Japan only marine fishing is carried out.
Marine fishing is confined to Kenyan territorial waters only while in Japan marine fishing extends beyond the territorial waters up to high seas.
The marine fisheries in Kenya have few/limited fish and species whereas in Japan, the fishing ground is richer with a variety of species.
In Kenya, marine fishing is done on a small scale based on simple technology and use of traditional methods whereas in Japan fishing is done on a large scale based on advanced technology and use of modern fishing methods.